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Harley the Hero Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781772781953
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Published: Pajama Press - June 22nd, 2021

An exciting picture book inspired by a real-life classroom service dog with themes of friendship, neurodivergence, and courage


Darcy's First Sleepover Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250755902
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - June 22nd, 2021

A gently reassuring picture book about the milestone of a first sleepover, for fans of The Invisible String by Patrice Karst and Wemberly Worries by Kevin Henkes.


Too Much Stuff! Cover Image
By Emily Gravett, Emily Gravett (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534496170
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 22nd, 2021

Marie Kondo is for the birds in this hilarious picture book about expectant magpie parents and the dangers of having too many things!

Magpies Meg and Ash want to build the perfect nest for their eggs. They use the usual mud, sticks, and grass, but are soon convinced that it’s not enough!


Vrooom, Vrooom! Cover Image
By Mary Lyn Ray, Julien Chung (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481449335
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Published: Beach Lane Books - June 22nd, 2021

Hop in the car, turn the key, and vrooom away in this bright, bold book for young car enthusiasts!

Vrooom vrooom! Honk honk!

Green means go as readers set off on an exuberant celebration of automobiles. Colorful, graphic illustrations explore the winding roads, tollbooth, fix-it garage, and bridges with vehicles zipping across.


I Want a Boat! Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823447152
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 22nd, 2021

A box is never just a box when you have a vivid imagination and a couple stuffed animal friends to join you on a fantastic ocean voyage.

I have a box,
I want a boat.


Time for School, Little Blue Truck Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358412243
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - June 22nd, 2021

Ride along to school with the #1 New York Times best-selling Little Blue Truck and meet Blue's new friend: a bright yellow school bus. Beep-beep!

Little Blue Truck and his good friend Toad are excited to meet a bright yellow school bus on the road.


One Shot: A Story of Bullying (Zuiker Teen Topics) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781947378308
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Published: Zuiker Press - June 22nd, 2021

“I am known as ‘One Shot,’ because I have just one shot to save any kids who may be going through what I go through every day . .


Goldilocks: Wanted Dead or Alive Cover Image
By Chris Colfer, Jon Proctor (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780316355957
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 29th, 2021

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer comes a graphic novel in the Land of Stories series featuring Goldilocks—as you've never seen her before!

When we first meet her in The Land of Stories:The Wishing Spell, Goldilocks is a beautiful and tough-as-nails outlaw.


123 (Percy the Park Keeper) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780008451943
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Published: HarperCollins Children's Books - February 18th, 2021

Mix It Up! Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781797207605
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 25th, 2021

The New York Times bestselling book, a brilliant companion to the mega-selling classic Press Here, is now gently compressed into a toddler-friendly board book.


What Are Your Words?: A Book About Pronouns Cover Image
By Katherine Locke, Anne Passchier (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316542067
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 25th, 2021

Follow Ari through their neighborhood as they try to find their words in this sweet, accessible introduction to gender-inclusive pronouns that is perfect for readers of all ages.  Whenever Ari's Uncle Lior comes to visit, they ask Ari one question: "What are your words?" Some days Ari uses she/her. Other days Ari uses he/him.


Dear Treefrog Cover Image
By Joyce Sidman, Diana Sudyka (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358064763
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - May 25th, 2021

Capturing the joy of finding a kindred spirit, this stunning picture book by Newbery Honor–winning poet Joyce Sidman tells the story of a lonely girl moving into a new home and the little treefrog that helps her connect to the beautiful world around her.


Dear Librarian Cover Image
By Lydia M. Sigwarth, Romina Galotta (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374313906
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - June 1st, 2021

When Lydia was five years old, she and her family had to leave their home. They hopped from Grandma's house to Aunt Linda's house to Cousin Alice's house, but no place was permanent. Then one day, everything changed. Lydia's mom took her to a new place — not a house, but a big building with stone columns, and tall, tall steps. The library.


Sophie's Squash Cover Image
By Pat Zietlow Miller, Anne Wilsdorf (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593181690
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Published: Dragonfly Books - June 8th, 2021

Kids will love this playful story of of a unique fall friendship between a girl . . . and her squash!


Moon Camp Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593202678
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 25th, 2021

What if summer camp was in outer space?

Summer is here! But Jake doesn't want to go to summer camp. Even if camp is on the moon. Sure enough, he gets lost during the nature hike, his air canoe springs a leak, there's scary noises at night, and he's pretty sure he's allergic to moon dust. The worst part? He misses home.


This Is Ruby Cover Image
By Sara O'Leary, Alea Marley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735263611
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Published: Tundra Books - May 25th, 2021

Ruby is curious about her world and has big ideas about how it works. A delightful picture book celebration of science and creativity, and a welcome companion to Sara O'Leary's beloved This Is Sadie.


Darling Baby Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316330626
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

Beloved artist Maira Kalman shows us that a darling baby is all you need to see everything with new eyes


On the Day the Horse Got Out Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316459846
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

Perfect for fans of They All Saw a Cat or Du Iz Tak?, here is a standout picture book debut about curiosity, cause-and-effect, and connectedness, which blends child-appealing rhyme with playful, distinctive artwork.

In this gorgeously rendered tale, Audrey Helen Weber masterfully blends suspense and nonsense, imaginative artwork, and a flawless rhythm that evokes some of


The Cot in the Living Room Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593110478
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Published: Kokila - June 1st, 2021

A young Dominican American girl in New York City moves from jealousy to empathy as her parents babysit children whose families work overnight shifts in this honest and warm picture book debut.


100 Dogs: Playful Pups to Count Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593308301
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

TOP DOGS! Can there really be 100 dogs behaving in oh-so familiar doggy ways packed into the pages of this picture book?

Leap dog, sheep dog, fallen fast asleep dog. . . . Follow Michael Whaite's fun and lively rhyme as it weaves its way from happy dogs to yappy dogs to every type of dog in between.


100 Cats: Cute Kitties to Count Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593308332
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

CATS RULE! Can there really be 100 cats behaving in oh-so familiar cat-like ways packed into the pages of this picture book?


Hidden Treasure Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780762463015
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Published: Running Press Kids - June 1st, 2021

A stunning story about a girl who notices all the treasures around her.

From award-winning author-illustrator Elly MacKay comes a story exploring the little treasures we find in everyday places. When a young treasure hunter goes to the beach for a day of playing in the surf, she dives deep under the waves to find treasures of all kinds.


If Only... Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781772781960
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Published: Pajama Press - May 18th, 2021

Bestselling author-illustrator Mies van Hout employs vivid creatures in a jewel-tone natural setting to explore the longing we all feel at times to be like somebody else.

What child has not daydreamed about having wings like a butterfly? But secretly, the flashy butterfly yearns for a stick insect's privacy. And the stick insect wants to swim like a whirligig beetle.


Dumplings for Lili Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324003427
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Published: Norton Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

A heartfelt picture book celebration of food, community, and family—and little dumpling treasures from around the world.


The Little Blue Bridge Cover Image
By Brenda Maier, Brenda Maier, Sonia Sánchez (Illustrator), Sonia Sánchez (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338538014
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 1st, 2021

The can-do heroine from the acclaimed The Little Red Fort returns in this fresh, feminist spin on The Three Billy Goats Gruff.

"Readers will happily discover that trip-trapping to friendship and cooperation is indeed a pie-worthy prize." -- Kirkus Reviews

Ruby's mind is always full of ideas.

One day, she spies some blueberries ac


Free to Be Elephant Me Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338734270
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Published: Orchard Books - June 1st, 2021

From the bestselling creators of Giraffes Can't Dance comes a delightful story about an elephant looking for a place where he belongs.

It's time for the Elephant Games! Every young elephant parades their talent in front of the king to earn their special elephant name. But Num-Num doesn't have a special skill to display.


Nia and the New Free Library Cover Image
By Ian Lendler, Mark Pett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452166865
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Published: Chronicle Books - June 1st, 2021

This picture book tells the story of one girl who reminds an entire town of the joy of books.

When the town's old library is destroyed by a tornado, the people are left wondering: What should they do with the space where the library used to be?


Pangolina Cover Image
By Jane Goodall, Daishu Ma (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781662650406
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Published: mineditionUS - June 8th, 2021

From legendary naturalist Jane Goodall, an absorbing fictional tale that will steal hearts and open minds about the plight of the pangolin, the only mammalian species with scales, and endangered by illegal trafficking.


Ship in a Bottle Cover Image
By Andrew Prahin, Andrew Prahin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815811
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

A valiant mouse sets sail in her ship in a bottle to seek a better life in this gentle allegory about refugees and immigration.

All Mouse wants to do is eat gingersnaps, lie in the sun, and enjoy her ship in a bottle. All Cat wants to do is eat Mouse. This is a problem.


Where's the Puffin? Cover Image
By Nosy Crow, Ingela P. Arrhenius (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536217308
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Published: Nosy Crow - June 1st, 2021

Five beautifully illustrated spreads show a series of birds that include a kingfisher, a blackbird, a swan, and a puffin all hiding behind bright felt flaps. With a mirror on the final page, this is the perfect book to share with very little ones.


We All Play Cover Image
By Julie Flett, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771646079
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Published: Greystone Kids - May 25th, 2021

**STARRED REVIEW**
Kirkus Reviews, Publisher's Weekly

From Julie Flett, the beloved author and illustrator of Birdsong, comes a joyous new book about playtime for babies, toddlers, and kids up to age 7, perfect for fans of But First, We Nap.